Enter The Dragon, 1973
Welcome back to another installment of Kung Fu February on Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers! This week Dion Baia and J. Blake are going back to the well, covering one of the original ‘tournament‘ films with a motion picture that not only, arguably, introduced the West–and the mainstream in general–to this style of movie, but also became a pillar for an entire genre. The boys are covering a classic and the legend who brought us this film, Bruce Lee and his masterpiece, Enter the Dragon, from 1973.
Blake and Dion also have a real treat in-store for this week, because joining them to discuss all things martial arts is their long-time friend and film school colleague, actor and podcaster, Michael C. Maronna!
So come listen to the trio discuss and analyze all things Bruce Lee and Enter The Dragon, as they explore the incredible journey that martial arts cinema’s greatest legend took to get himself and this movie to the screen–and the lasting legacy it had on the world, that Lee never lived to see. It’s all going down on this all new and exciting, hilarious and action-packed Kung Fu February edition of Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers!
Check out Michael C. Maronna‘s podcast, The Adventures of Danny and Mike !
Here’s Jackie Chan’s very famous Bruce Lee story, involving bowling!
Have a look at these rare bloopers and outtakes for Enter The Dragon !
Take a look at the 40th anniversary for Enter The Dragon, with Shannon Lee, Bob Wall, John Saxon, Fred Weintraub, Paul Heller, Gil Hubbs, and Lalo Schifrin.
And as mentioned in the cast, check out the YouTube channel AikidoFlow, and their great little videos, like here and here.
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